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until the president's announcement on gun violence. and the nra, taking a hard first strike overnight. very tough, very personal video. it even invokes the president's children. >> calling the president an elitist hypocrite in that ad. it was tough. >>> and we're going to get to the northeast weather in just a moment because it is bad. >>> but let's start with the horrifying helicopter crash in london. it occurred just across the river from the houses of parliament and big ben. abc's lama hasan is live at the site of the crash with more. good morning, lama. >> reporter: you can clearly see the debris. a few hundred yards from the crash scene. the top of the apartment building was covered in fog, it crashed into the crane before plum meting 60 stories and then exploding into flames. sending residents running for their lives. eyewitnesses saw a fireball dropping out of the sky, fearing the worst, another terror attack in london. a helicopter hit a crane in foggy weather, plunging to the ground, causing multiple casualties. with others feared trapped in subway tunnels and burning cars. c
stephanopoulos is here to talk about new attempts apparently to take on the nra by the obama administration. >>> plus, the search for a missing fashion executive and his wife. vittoria missoni, owner of a fashion empire, vanished when a small plane carrying six people disappeared off the coast of venezuela. that name should be familiar if you shop at target. >> a lot get obsessed with missoni when they teamed up with target. >>> and in terms of college football, it doesn't get any bigger than this, the championship game, notre dame against 'bama. >> our josh elliott is in miami covering the hope, the hype and the runup to tomorrow night's game. and you know what? don't confuse the red for being a 'bama fan. because i'm not. i'm going for the irish. mid western girl, have to stick to my roots. >> going with the irish. by the way, josh looks pretty happy being on the beach as opposed to the frigid northeast. >>> a lot of news breaking overnight, and, of course, for that we turn to mr. ron claiborne. >> dan and paula, faris and harris, good morning to everyone. >>> we begin with that deadly st
secretaries, george stephanopoulos is here to talk about new attempts apparently to take on the nra by the obama administration. >> plus, the search for a missing fashion executive and his wife. vittoria missoni vanished when a small plane carrying six people disappeared off the coast of venezuela. that should be familiar if you shop at target. >> a lot get obsessed with target when they teamed up with target. in terms of college football, the championship game, notre dame against 'bama. >> our josh elliott is in miami covering the hope up to tomorrow night's game. don't confuse the red for being an 'bama fan. >> going with the irish. josh looks happy being on the beach as opposed to in the frigid northeast. a lot of news breaking overnight, and, of course, for that we turn to mr. ron claiborne. >> faris and harris. >>> aurora, colorado, still reeling. four people killed including an armed suspect killed in a shootout with the police s.w.a.t. team. clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: the first shots rang out in the dead of night at 3:00 a.m., a woman came running from this t
that will pit the white house squarely against the nra. and its many supporters in congress. >> do you think that an assault weapons ban can pass congress? >> no. >> do you think it should? >> no. >> reporter: in fact, well over the congress, more than 288 members of congress have an "a" rating from the nra for opposing any or all gun control measures. one senator says gun control alone cannot be the answer. >> we have to change the culture of mass violence we have. if you think it's only about guns, and that would change the culture, you would be wrong. >> reporter: white house officials tell me that the president will act quickly on vice president biden's recommendations. you can expect them to be a big part of the upcoming state of the union address. george? >> okay, jon, thanks. >>> earlier, i spoke with jimmy greene, and nelda marquez-greene. along with another newtown parent. about the national promise. i began asking about their daughter, ana. >> she was full of life. full of love. she knew how to give the best hugs and the best kisses. and, you know, we look at her empty bed now and
down with the representative from the nra, which has proposed placing armed guards in all schools. >>> the white house is also suggesting it may withdraw all u.s. troops from afghanistan by the end of next year. some analysts say it could be a negotiating ploy ahead of hamid karzai's visit to washington tomorrow. -- on friday. >>> and the boeing 787 dreamliner flight had to be canceled because of a reported brake problem. this is the third mishap in three days. tuesday, a fuel leak was spotted minutes before takeoff in boston. monday, an electrical fire broke out on yet another 787 that had just landed. >>> take a look at this terrifying scene in australia. a family, including five children, had to race into the water and cling to a dock for hours to escape this massive wildfire that tore through their neighborhood. trapped by a wall of flames. look at that. they treaded in water up to their chins for three hours. >> we saw tornadoes of fire. just coming across towards us. and the next thing we knew, everything was on fire. >> the grandfather eventually found a small boat. thankfu
, vice president joe biden will meet with representatives from nra and from walmart, to discuss gun safety. biden's task force is due to recommend gun policy changes by month's end. >>> and this morning we have learned that commuter ferry that crashed in manhattan, injured more than 80 people at the south street seaport wednesday, just had new engines and a problematic new propeller system installed. no word if they're to blame for the ferry ramming into the dock. 11 of the injuries were described as serious. >>> also in new york, a 300-foot crane collapsed on to a building under construction. seven people were injured here, including three workers trapped in that twisted metal. thankfully, though, all are okay this morning. >>> and a real strikeout of sorts. for the first time in decades, baseball writers did not elect anyone to the hall of fame this year. stars of the so-called "steroid era," including barry bonds and roger clemens and sammy sosa, were all shut out. roger clemens, you see him on the mound, later tweeted, and i quote, i'm not overly surprised. end quote. >>> and fi
the nra and other gun rights supporters. one governor suggesting they won't enforce proposals even if they become law. jon karl has the story. >> reporter: at a firearms trade show in las vegas wednesday, the reaction to the president's plan was almost universally negative. >> i'm opposed to it. >> i really don't agree with obama. >> reporter: in texas, governor rick perry said he was disgusted by the way the president was using the sandy hook massacre. >> we need to be looking at the mental health issue substantially more than we are using the death of these young children to further a political cause. >> reporter: a texas state representative went further, vowing to write a bill that would make it a felony for anyone in the state to enforce new gun laws. in mississippi, the governor had a similar idea, urging the legislature to prohibit the enforcement of any federal laws obama could get passed. >> i support the current laws. i don't think we need to change anything at all. >> reporter: the ferocity of the opposition does not surprise the white house. it's been nearly two decades
background checks and nra not backing down which is white house the will look at executive orders this he can act on on their own. more data sharing for where sales are coming from and see people like senator chuck schumer and call for voluntary, big retailers to voluntary suspend any sales of assault weapons while this is being debated. but, dan, you look since newtown and the two months since then there's been a huge spike in the sale of assault weapons over the debate of whether or not to ban them. >> the debt ceiling and paul krugman has been advocates an n obscure proposal to mint a trillion dollar coin. the president is looking not to negotiate own the debt ceiling. >> the only option is for the congress to pass. no substitute for congressional action and see the republicans in the house are saying we're only going to increase the debt limit if indecembering the debt ceiling is met dollar or dollar for cuts. there doesn't appear to be away around it and there's more stalemate. >> george stephanopoulos, thanks for your reporting. two powerhouse roundtables, "this week" coming up later r
, universal background checks and the nra not backing down yet, though, which is also why the white house will look at executive orders they can act on on their own. tightening enforcement or gun laws. more data sharing for where sales are coming from and you see people like senator chuck schumer and the call for voluntary, big retailers to voluntarily suspend any sales of assault weapons while this is being debated. but, dan, you look since newtown and the two months since newtown, there's been a huge spike in the sale of assault weapons over the debate of whether or not to ban them. >> another battle the president is facing is the looming debt ceiling and paul krugman has been advocating the secure provision to mint an trillion-dollar platinum coin. the administration says that is not going to happen. the president is looking not to negotiate on the debt ceiling. >> the only option is for the congress to pass. no substitute for congressional action, but you see the republicans in the house are saying we're only going to increase the debt limit if the debt limit is met dollar or dollar f
. >> reporter: also testifying was the nra's wayne lapierre, who argued against new gun laws, including requiring background checks for all gun purchases. >> my problem with background checks is you're never going to get criminals to go through universal background checks. >> the president has not met with republicans like marco rubio to talk about his immigration plan. but he said in another interview last night, quote, i'm happy to meet with anybody, anytime, anywhere, to make sure this happens. george? >> he wants to move fast. jon karl, thanks very much. >>> let's go to josh elliott, for the other top stories. things heating up in the middle east. >>> there's serious escalation in an already tense region. this morning, israel's military on high alert, after launching an air strike in syria. targeting surface to air missiles that were apparently being sent on trucks to the military group hezbollah in lebanon. the attack appears to confirm fears that the chaotic civil war has left that country's supply of sophisticated weapons vulnerable. russia called israel's attack unacceptable. >>
on gun violence since the connecticut school shooting is being held today. the head of the nra will ask congress not to blame law-abiding gun owners for the recent shooootings. while mark kelly and gabby giffords are expected to push for universal back ground checks and limits on high capacity magazines. >>> in medical news, you may want to ask you boss for an earlier lunch hour. people on a diet who eat lunch early end up losing more weight than those that eat late in the afternoon. the body processes sugar differently te pending on time of day. >>> and finally, wow, the definition of american heroism. form eer soldier brendan marroc made a point of wheeling himself sp a press conference on tuesday. he was using transplanted arms. he lost his arms and legs in 2009. that has not stopped him. >> not having arms takes so much away from you. even your personality. i have oversome so much in the last four years. i really, honestly, wasn't worried about the risks. >> he says he feels like he's getting a second chance at life. he cannot wait to swim again. it might take two to three years to
association. the nra executives left the white house and declared biden's task force is "talking about feel-good measures that won't stop gun violence would be violate the second amendment." >>> the homeland security is warning people to stop running java software. java should be disabled right away because of a flaw that has just been found. and it's allowing hackers to take control of computers. one expert says this is like open season for hackers. >>> and finally, i love this. take a look at two pictures going viral this morning. the first picture shows the president of russia, vladimir putin, kneeling down to talk to a boy at a church service. nothing big going on here. but look at the next shot taken seconds later, the boy is in complete shock. so, what did putin say to this poor child? online comments offer the following theories. one, i am your father. two, i deleted your pokemon save files. or three, if you pick your nose one more time, i'll have it removed. there's talk this morning that vladimir putin may star in a reality show "supernanny." unclear when that will get the greenlig
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